VMI’s Scalable Portable AC Power Station

Without local site power or polluting generators, until now, your options were limited.  Either you could use portable battery stations with limited capacity or expensive, heavy systems, (some were so large, that they were built into a trailer).  However a new cost-effective modular and scalable option now exists, which uses small, portable battery power stations connected to a hotswap device featuring an auto changeover feature to offer uninterrupted power across multiple batteries to extend their performance.

VMI Cuts Carbon Emissions for Third Year by 36% on 2022

VMI recently celebrated a significant achievement in its sustainability journey, as revealed in its latest carbon audit by Creative Zero.

After three years of dedicated efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, VMI surpassed expectations with a remarkable 36% reduction in its operational carbon footprint in 2023 compared to 2022.

VMI’s carbon emissions have actually decreased by more than half from its new 2021 base year of 213T to 78T in 2023. These numbers, meticulously calculated in accordance with SBTi guidelines, reflect VMI’s dedication to surpassing industry standards and driving meaningful change in sustainability practices.

Is 4K or 6K Enough.  Do we even need 8K or more?

This article aims to explore that there are further considerations to make when considering the image size and CODEC, which means more data, more transfer time, more media resource and in post, more render time, ultimately costing production more money.  However, there is also a sustainability argument which becomes relevant, since more data also means more energy usage and a greater carbon footprint.

Easyrig – all you need to know

This is a short article to explain the principles behind the Easyrig concept and to introduce the product range of models with advice to their suitability for various camera configurations.

Power to the People

You can have the best camera kit in the world but if you can’t power it because your batteries have failed you, then you are really stuck. This article explores the battery standards which exist today and how to make the most out of every type of technology.

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